January 16th, 2024

Join us on Tuesday February 20th, 2024 at 7pm for a free screening of two Water Brothers documentaries at the Imagine Lakeshore Cinemas, 164 Commercial Blvd, Tecumseh, ON. PAVING OVER PARADISE is a documentary about the importance and loss of wetlands in Southern Ontario. About three quarters of the wetlands that once existed in southern […]

Celebrating Restoration Milestones for the Detroit River

June 12th, 2023

June 8, 2018  Media Release  For Immediate Release  Celebrating Restoration Milestones for the Detroit River  Windsor, ON – Join the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup (DRCC) on Wednesday, June 14th 2023 for free boat rides to Peche Island and attend the 12th annual Detroit River Evening.  “These offerings are a terrific opportunity for anyone interested in […]

40 Years – 40 Trees

May 17th, 2023

Gina Pannunzio, Stephanie Marshall and Ian Naisbitt “Trees indeed have hearts.” ~Henry David Thoreau Essex County Nature and the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) created a tree planting project to help the WindsorEssex Community Foundation (WECF) celebrate their 40th Anniversary. Our idea was to plant 40 native trees in a natural area or park in […]

Volunteers clean up Detroit River watersheds

April 17th, 2023

April 17, 2023 Media Release For Immediate Release Volunteers clean up Detroit River watersheds Windsor, ON – On Saturday, April 15, 2023, volunteers from across the region came together to participate in two litter cleanups in the Detroit River watershed. In total, 519.82 kg (about 1146.01 lb) or 0.52 metric tonnes of litter was removed […]

Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program – Windsor/Essex Volunteer Orientation

March 3rd, 2023

Adopt a wetland route in Windsor-Essex County this spring! Birds Canada in partnership with the City of Windsor and the Essex Region Conservation Authority, are looking for wetland enthusiasts willing to adopt a local marsh and spend about 10 hours per year as a volunteer surveyor of aquatic birds and amphibians. The MMP offers everyone […]

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From tree plantings and clean ups, to advocacy and education programs, CLICK HERE to find out how you can be involved with protecting and enhancing the Detroit River.